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1st Edition

Probiotics and Prebiotics in Food, Nutrition and Health

Edited By

Semih Otles

ISBN 9781466586239
Published December 9, 2013 by CRC Press
512 Pages 6 Color & 16 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Presenting the work of international experts who discuss all aspects of probiotics and prebiotics, this volume reviews current scientific understanding and research being conducted in this area. The book examines the sources and production of probiotics and prebiotics. It explores their use in gastrointestinal disorders, infections, cancer prevention, allergies, asthma, and other disorders. It also discusses the use of these supplements in infant, elderly, and animal nutrition, and reviews regulations and safety issues.

Table of Contents

General Introduction to Probiotics & Prebiotics
Part 1: Food Aspects
Sources, Production and Microencapsulation of Probiotics
Production of Prebiotics
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Pharmaceutics
Analysis of Probiotics & Prebiotics
Regulations and Guidelines of Probiotics & Prebiotics

Part 2: Nutrition Aspects
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Lipid Methabolism
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Infant Nutrition
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Elderly Nutrition
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Animal Nutrition
Interactions of Probiotics & Prebiotics with Minerals

Part 3: Health Aspects
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Energy Matabolism and Obesity
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Gut Microbiota
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Immune System Protection
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Pediatric Diarrheal Disorders
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Gastrointestinal Diseases
Probiotics & Prebiotics and Helicobacter Pylori
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Infections
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Cancer Prevention
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Allergy and Asthma
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Crohn’s Disease
Probiotics & Prebiotics in Genitourinary System Health

Part 4: Safety Aspects
Genomics of Probiotics & Prebiotics (GMP)
The Future of Probiotics & Prebiotics

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"…an extremely informative volume that covers all of the important aspects of probiotics and prebiotics. Chapters are written by leading international experts, who provide well-referenced comprehensive reviews of current scientific concepts and research. It is therefore highly recommended to academic and industrial researchers and clinicians with interests in probiotics and prebiotics."
—John F. Kennedy and Charles J. Knill, Chembiotech Laboratories, in International Journal of Biological Macromolecules